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PUBLIC HEALTH (TOBACCO) ACT 2008 - SECT 41
Forfeiture of tobacco on conviction
41 Forfeiture of tobacco on conviction
(1) If a court that convicts a person for an offence under Division 2 finds
that any tobacco product seized under this Division was in any person's
possession, custody or control in the course of committing, or for the
purposes of committing, the offence, the court is to order the tobacco product
to be forfeited to the Crown unless the court is of the opinion that
exceptional circumstances justify the court not ordering the tobacco product
to be forfeited.
(2) The court's order operates to forfeit the
tobacco products to the Crown.
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